Welcome to Belfast Zoological Gardens
Boo at the zoo
Get down to the zoo for a 'fangtastic' day of Halloween activities on Friday 31 October. Under 18s can get in for free if they dress up!
Download our Halloween schedule (PDF - 1MB)
Read more about Boo at the zoo
Play park closed
Our play park is closed as we have started work on our new Adventurers' learning centre. The centre will open later this year. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Looking for an animal or species?
Click on the first letter of its name to find out more.
We welcomed our first gorilla baby in 16 years in August 2013. You voted in your hundreds to name the baby Baako, which means first born child. Baako is considered a miracle baby as when his father's fertility was tested, the results were less than promising!
What we're doing to help animals in danger.
Discover how we care for our animals
How you can help protect endangered species